Apr 17, 2015
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The cover story explores the promise of "smart" grids, and concerns about related privacy and cybersecurity standards. A second feature presents research and analysis about the nuclear deal with Iran, with a focus on what to expect in the days after a deal. The Q&A features Marc Elliott, who holds the distinguished chair in statistics and was recently identified in a Thomson Reuters ScienceWatch report as one of the world's most cited scientists. The POV column features Raynard Kington, a RAND alum and current president of Grinnell College, on diversity in the biomedical scientific workforce. The Voices column by Shelly Culbertson takes a look at the education crisis among Syrian children. We also report on a $1 million gift to the Pardee RAND Graduate School from Lynda and Stewart Resnick.